Our Location

9.2

Rating

Private

Type

3942

Students

$48,330

Tuition

9%

Acceptance

86%

Ranking

Large City

Campus Setting

Houston, TX

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6100 S Main St, Houston, TX 77005-1827

Rice University is a mid-sized private university located in Houston, TX ranked 22ndin the nation. It has a total of 4,145 full-time undergraduate students and is highly competitive, accepting 8.72% of applicants. Rice University offers 150 different majors and is best known for its biochemistry, fitness administration, and cognitive science programs (nationally ranked 2nd, 3rd, and 4th respectively). With a tuition cost of $48,330 per year, Rice University is very high-priced. 85.71% of students graduate starting the next chapter of their lives, entering the labor force. After graduation, alumni go on to earn about $65,400 per year, which is 57% over the national median.

Campus Snapshot
#302/676

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#302/676

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Cost

48330/Year
Below Average

UM-M

$48,330

National

$15,271
Pay with Cash

$67,102/year

Total annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses; excluding any financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Pay with Financial Aid

$15,099/year

Average annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses after financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Getting In

9%Acceptance
Very Difficult

UM-M

9%

National

69.05%
Sat

1470 - 1570

67% of students submit

Application Deadline

MISSING

ACT

31 - 36

33% of students submit

SAT & ACT

Required

Application Fee

$85

Students

3989Undergrads
Small Student Population

Full-Time

3942

Part-Time

47
Male

68%

In-state

40%

Female

32%

Out of state

40%

Undergrads Over 25

0%

International

14%

Majors/Degrees

Popular Majors
Graduates per Major
16% Business Administration and Management, General9% Computer and Information Sciences, General5% Electrical and Electronics Engineering70% Others

16% Business Administration and Management, General

9% Computer and Information Sciences, General

5% Electrical and Electronics Engineering

70% Others

Business Administration and Management, General

16%

387 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences, General

9%

211 Graduates

Electrical and Electronics Engineering

5%

108 Graduates

Mechanical Engineering

4%

84 Graduates

Chemical Engineering

4%

83 Graduates

Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering

3%

78 Graduates

Statistics, General

3%

73 Graduates

Economics, General

3%

71 Graduates

Academics

B Score
Professors
StudentsProfessors17:117:1

Students

Professors

Student Faculty Ratio

6

Number of Library Books

1844943

Academic Spend per Student

53%

Fill-time Retention Rate

98%

Total spend on salaries and wages to all employees, faculty, staff, per student.

High retention indicates students are generally satisfied with their experience.

Post-Graduation Salary

$56,600/Year

Full-Time

1,177

Part-Time

331
Median Earnings

$56,600

2 Years After Graduation

Employed 2 Years after Graduation

8%

Median Earnings

$65,400

6 Years After Graduation

Graduation Rate

91%